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    Computer blue screen on boot, fine with extra HDD removed

    Power went out and computer wouldn't reboot after. The boot drive is a SSD and I have 4 HDD for storage. When booting, I can hear a clicking noise so thought one of the HDD failed. I disconnected them and booted fine. I started adding them back in one at a time. With one added the computer...
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    Help picking CPU/Mobo? Gaming and video converting

    I haven't built in a while and have a friend looking to put together a PC for some light gaming and video converting. He has 16 GB of DDR4, 1 TB SSD, GTX 1060. I was thinking going with an i5 8400 would be a good choice but wasn't sure what motherboards would be good. He will not be...
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    Potential problems with moving Windows 10 boot drive to new computer

    My kids computer is getting a little old and the integrated graphics on the 2500k no longer works for all of the games she wants to play. She was using an old system that I had put together but was wanting to move her over to and HP that I was able to pickup on clearance. I know a clean...
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    Help extending wireless network in wired house

    I have a Netgear Nighthawk X4 AC2350 in the basement. The wireless signal is pretty weak when you get to the 2nd floor of the house. I do have Cat5e running to each room of the house. I set up an access point with another router but devices wouldn't switch to the stronger signal. Is there...
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    Upgraded Windows to 1709, screen full of colored lines when waking from sleep now

    I'm running off of intel integrated graphics, i3 6100 with intel 530 graphics. I went to intel and downloaded newest video drivers the 530 and still have the problem. Any other ideas on what I should do? I can switch back to previous version of windows if needed but would like to get it fixed.
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    Can I replace the hard drive in a Acer Spin 1 SP111-31N-C4UG?

    I thought that I wouldn't be able to replace the hard drive in an Acer Spin 1 SP111-31N-C4UG but when I went to to look for upgrades, it had several SSDs listed for this model. I also double checked a laptop that I knew I couldn't upgrade and it only offered RAM options with no...
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    Which is better Gt 7600 or integrated G3258?

    I'm throwing together some old parts to make another computer for the kids to play Minecraft. I think the Gigabyte GT 7600 is better than the G3258 but I'm not sure. I'm having trouble tracking down what version of Intel graphics is on the chip. If it is just Intel HD then the GT 7600 would...
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    Asus Z170-E with i3 6100, what DDR4 to get?

    Would there be much benefit in this setup to get any of the faster DDR4 or just stick with the 2133? Any recommendations? Thanks
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    WD Black 2TB,Q9550,GA-EP45-UD3P,G.Skill DDR2,E350N-USB3,Lian Li PC-Q07B ITX, +more

    All Prices are shipped. Will ship by either USPS Priority or UPS ground depending on what is cheaper. I might post some pictures later but will also be happy to send any pictures to anyone as well. Heat is under Sprtfan. Most going to eBay soon if they don't sell. Let me know if your...
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    Intel DQ45EK or DG45FC Mini ITX for server?

    I was wanting to build a cheap small server to replace my full tower server I've been using. I have a fractal design node 304 case so need to find an ITX board to use. I have a few socket 775 cpus that I could repurpose and these are the only two socket 775 boards that I can find that have 5...
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    ITX server build Looking for mobo recommendations for Socket 775/AM3

    I want to upgrade an old WHS2011 system I have. The hardware is over 5 years old and thought it was probably time. I have a fractal design Node 304 for the case. The server will be used to back up computers and make TV shows, movies, and music available to HTPC, Roku, and a few other mobile...
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    FS: G.Skill DDR2 F2-8500CL5D-4GBPK 32GB total

    I have 4 seperate kits that are (2x2GB) G. Skill DDR2 F2-8500CL5D-4GBPK. $40 for each kit. I can give a small discount if buying more than one to offset money saved on shipping. I ran Memtest on all of them and they had no errors over night. Let me know if you have any questions. Thanks...
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    What to look for when buying a Wii used?

    I know nothing about consoles because I'd rather play games on my PC. My daughter has been saving her money and wants to get a Wii though. There are several options between Craigslist and Ebay though and I wanted to ask what the differences between some of them are. Are the different colors...
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    Need to buy a nvidia Tesla C2075, will it work in a PCIe x16 Gen 2 wired x4 slot?

    I need to get a Tesla C2075 for a computer at work. We also need to get a computer to put it in but we can't really order them together do to money/grant issues. Most of the computers I have been looking at have a 2nd PCIe x16 Gen 2 but wired x4. Will this work with the Tesla card? I'm...
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    FS:WD My Passport 500gb USB 3.0 portable external HDDs $55 shipped

    All Sold thanks. I have a few WD My Passport and My Passport Essentials 500gb USB 3.0 portable external HDDs for sale. All are new in box and never used. These are $80 on amazon and are going for $60+ on ebay. I'm asking $55 shipped by Priority Mail Padded Flat Rate Envelope. I can ship...
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    FS: 32 GB HP Touchpad and NIB ASUS F1A75-V Pro

    I have an unused 32 GB refurb HP Touchpad. SOLD ASUS F1A75-V Pro (New) socket F1 AMD A75 $85 Shipped I was going to upgrade my system to get Sata III and realized that it probably was not worth the...
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    Help with upgrade F1 vs AM3 unlocked 550 phII vs A8-3850

    I have a Gigabyte 770TA-US3 right now with an unlocked amd 550 black with a 4770 video card. I impulse bought a ASUS F1A75-V Pro - F1 Socket the other day while it was on sale on Amazon. I also have a Kingston HyperX 120GB SATA III SSD. The main reason I want to upgrade it to get native...
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    Need a case and power supply for a GIGABYTE GA-E350N-USB3 AMD E-350

    I picked a GIGABYTE GA-E350N-USB3 AMD E-350 on sale and wanted to build a small HTPC out of it. I will add DVD, 3.5"HDD, and ram. Could pick up a small SSD if needed. I was looking at a Antec ISK 300-65 but wanted to see what else is out there and wanted to be sure the power supply was...
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    Just got a OCZ Agility 3, update firmware to v2.11 or wait to see if I have problems

    I was going to move to my first SSD this weekend and have a OCZ Agility 3. Before I purchased it I saw that some people were having BSOD problems with it but I thought it had been fixed with a firware update. After reading some more threads after I received the Agility 3, some people were...
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    TV-output functionality from D-Sub, how can you tell?

    I have several old video cards that only have DVI or D-Sub. I want to be able to use one in a HTPC to be used on an old CRT TV. I can buy a VGA to S-Video cable pretty cheap but the video card has to support TV-output functionality. Is there any way to tell if the card can do this? Even if I...
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    G.SKILL ECO Series 4GB (2 x 2GB) DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800)

    Ordered it from Newegg a while back but really don't need it. Here is the newegg link $55 shipped. Heat=sprtfan Ebay=sprtfan99 Thanks
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    Installed Win7 pro instead of Win7 Ultimate Can I use the anytime update to activate?

    I built a computer for a friend that is a student. He didn't have the OS yet but told me he could get Win7 Pro from his school. I put it together and installed Win7 Pro on it since I had a copy and told him he would just need to activate it once he got his product key. It turns out that he...
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    WTB/WTT for cheap AM3 CPU

    I'm looking for a cheap CPU to put into a ASRock M3A785GMH/128M AM3 AMD 785G. I have a AMD Athlon X2 5000+ Socket AM2+ Dual-Core Processor (OEM) to trade or will pay cash. I could also trade the motherboard for one that supports AM2/AM2+ and I'll just keep the Athlon X2 5000+ Thanks
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    AMD 1055T NIB CoolerMaster Sniper, Sentinal TRS80 COCO APEVIA

    Sold most and the stuff and will craigslist/auction site the rest. Please Lock/delete Thanks
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    Cisco Catalyst 3548XL for home?

    I can get a Cisco Catalyst 3548XL Enterprise Edition Switch for around $60. I have a cheap 8 port switch in my basement right now but I have 2 cat5e runs to each room in the house and it would be nice to have them all hooked up instead of moving cables around when a different spot is needed. I...
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    WESTERN DIGITAL WD20EARS Caviar Green 2.0TB SATA 3.0 64MB for $120 AR ZZF

    WESTERN DIGITAL WD20EARS Caviar Green 2.0TB SATA 3.0 64MB for $120 AR Looks like a good deal to me. I posted this over on SDs but thought I woudl post it here also. $5 better than what ZZF had it at before.
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    FS:OCZ 6GB Gold, 9600 GSO 384MB, APEVIA X-QPACK, Logitech 550 remote, 600 OCZ PSU

    OCZ 6GB Gold (OCZ3G1600LV6GK) SOLD Just received it from a RMA yesturday. I purchased more ram instead of waiting for it to be replaced. EVGA 9600 GSO 384MB SOLD I think this has the G92...
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    FS: Gigabyte GA-EP45-UD3R, Q6600, 8GB Corsair XMS2, Logitech 550

    Logitech 550 remote $45 shipped I never really used very often. It is easy to use and setup but couldn't get the wife to make the switch so I gave up...
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    5 sticks and all get errors with Memtest Whats the problem?

    I have to OCZ Gold kits. One is 1600 and the other is 1333. If I run the 1600 kit at its rated speed and timings I get errors with in minutes on memtest. If I lower the setting to 1333 or lower with timings at 9-9-9-30 I will still get errors but will take an hour. The OCZ gold 1333 kit...
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    What DDR3 do you use on your AM3 board?

    I have had some problems with some OCZ that is on the Gigabyte compatibility list. It will run fine on my friends I7 system but I get errors on mine. I just wanted to see what others are using and having no problems passing Memtest with. It could be an issue with the motherboard but I'd...
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    Change fan on Sunbeam CR-CCTF worth it?

    I don't know much about the fan that comes with the Sunbeam CR-CCTF and wanted to see if I would gain much by changeing it out for a different one. If so, what would be a good fan to use instead?
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    DDR1067 7-7-7 vs DDR1333 9-9-9 OCZ Gold

    Hi have 8 GB of OCZ gold. It should be able to run 1333 9-9-9 but I get a few errors when I run Memtest over night. It is stable overnight at 1067 7-7-7. Do I lose much preformace with these settings? Obviously it runs slower but do the better timings help even it out?
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    Memory gets 4 errors on memtest 4.0 overnight

    I ran memtest for about an hour on a 2x2 GB kit of OCZ gold ram. I got one error but I had the bios set to auto for the ram setting. I changed the ram setting to be what the specs for the ram were and then set memtest 4.0 up to run over night. When I got up this morning I had 4 errors. I...
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    To big of a power supply?

    I know this is a pretty meaning less question. I have a pretty modest system that will have a Phenom II 550 (unlocked to quad), 2 HDD, 8gb ram, and a 9600GT. I have a Enhance ENP-5150GH 500W, 600W OCZ ModXStream Pro, and an ENERMAX EIN720AWT. I know any of them would be more than enough for...
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    Phenom II X2 555 unlock probability?

    All of the reviews I have seen that tried to unlock the Phenom II 555 were able to but I would think that they would cherry pick cpus to send to reviewers. When the 550 were first release wasn't the chance of getting one that would unlock lower than it was when the cpu had been on the market...
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    OCZ Gold 6GB Kit with GIGABYTE GA-MA770T-UD3P not working

    I have a friend that put OCZ Gold 6GB (3 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 kit into his GA-MA770T board and it would blue screen on boot up. When he removed one of the sticks it would work fine. If we swapped out the stick he removed with another one it wold still work fine. Is there a...
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    compatable CPU for biostar p4m890-m7 se?

    I looked it up on the Biostar website but I'm still not sure. I have a E3200 celeron that I though would work but couldn't get it to boot. I had the system working fine with a 430 Celeron. Would a bios update work? I also have a E4400 I can put in but dont want to waste my time if it will...
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    Recertified Enermax MicroATX & ATX Power Supplies: 250W Micro ATX $7, 270W $7, 300W A

    Taken from slickdeals but wanted to give people here a heads up. Looks like some deals to be had if you are in need.
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    Gyration Air Music Remote problems with i (information) button

    I just received the Gyration Air Music Remote. With my MCE remote, I can hit the "i" button and change the zoom settings. When I do this on the Gyration remote, the screen will flash up for less than a second and close. I'm not sure what to do and wanted to see if anyone else has had this...